Carnival Cruise Itineraries Impacted By Gulf Storm

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Carnival Valor will be unable to return to the port of New Orleans on Thursday as scheduled because of a hurricane watch that has been issued for parts of Louisiana. Instead, the ship will now dock in Mobile, Alabama. This means that upon disembarkation, passengers will have to be bussed from Mobile to New Orleans. […]

Carnival Cruise Line Will Start Recycling Soap

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Thanks to a newly-formed partnership, Carnival Cruise Line will begin recycling the remnants of soaps left behind by guests and crew. What They’ll Do With The Recycled Soap Never fear, guests won’t be asked to use recycled soap. Rather, the discarded remnants from guest and crew staterooms throughout the fleet will be taken to a […]

Norwegian Repositions Cuba Cruise Ship

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Norwegian Cruise Line recently opened bookings for sailings aboard various ships in 2020, with first-time port calls and one long-awaited return to the Northwest.  The Norwegian Sun, one of the ships that have been used for Cuba, will set sail out of Alaska on May 21, 2020, following a three-year hiatus from the region. Nine-to-12-day […]

Royal Caribbean Orders Third Icon-Class Cruise Ship


Royal Caribbean recently signed an agreement with shipbuilding company Meyer Turku on the delivery of a third icon-class cruise ship, to be delivered from Turku in the spring of 2025.  Other than that, little is known about the new class of vessel from the cruise line.  “At Royal Caribbean, we are constantly focused on enhancing […]

9 Important Tips For Cruise Excursion Safety

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Shore excursions are a big part of most cruises. That’s why it’s important to spend just as much time planning your time off the ship as you do figuring out where to dine each night on board. When venturing off into a new city or even country on an excursion, why not do everything you […]